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New book shares stories from spiritual care volunteers

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Rev. Terry Ruth Culbertson Walt WasilewskiRev. Terry Ruth Culbertson, manager of Upstate’s Center for Spiritual Care, is joined by Walt Wasilewski, an author and Catholic lay volunteer with the center, who has written a book about his experiences.  Spiritual care volunteers may be lay or ordained persons who volunteer four or more hours a week to do patient visitation, assist in the office, provide music ministry, or other needed functions. Wasilewski will explain why he wrote his book “Open the Eyes of My Heart, stories of spiritual care“, which is full of amazing stories from the program, and who it was intended for. 
Read more about: The Volunteer Partners and Spiritual Care Program, or call (315) 464-4687 for more information.


The story behind “The Broken and the Whole”

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Rabbi Charles ShermanRabbi Charles Sherman, spiritual leader of Temple Adath Yeshurun in Syracuse, shares the poignant story of his family’s journey through tragedy, and how it inspired the writing of his memoir The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy After Heartbreak: Lessons from a Life of Faith.  Sherman’s book is set for release March 11, and available for pre-order now. Read review.

March 11, 7 pm at Holy Cross Church in Dewitt – Join Monsignor Robert Yeazel and Rabbi Charles Sherman as two faith leaders from our community talk frankly about the big questions in life.  The evening marks the release of Rabbi Sherman’s critically-acclaimed book.

March 12, 7 pm at Barnes and Noble in Dewitt – Talk and signing with the author.